New International Version
But the LORD has told me to say to you, 'This is what the LORD says: I will overthrow what I have built and uproot what I have planted, throughout the earth.
King James Bible
Thus shalt thou say unto him, The LORD saith thus; Behold, that which I have built will I break down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up, even this whole land.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus shalt thou say unto him, Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, what I have built do I overthrow, and what I have planted I pluck up, even this whole land.
World English Bible
You shall tell him, Thus says Yahweh: Behold, that which I have built will I break down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up; and this in the whole land.
Young's Literal Translation
Thus dost thou say unto him: Thus said Jehovah: Lo, that which I have built I am throwing down, and that which I have planted I am plucking up, even the whole land itself.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Behold, that which I have built - I most certainly will fulfill all those threatenings contained in the roll thou hast written; for I will destroy this whole land.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryDecember 24. "And Seekest Thou Great Things for Thyself? Seek them Not; for Behold I Will Bring Evil Upon all Flesh, Saith the Lord; but Thy Life Will I Give unto Thee for a Prey in all Places Whither Thou Goest" (Jer. Xlv. 5).
"And seekest thou great things for thyself? Seek them not; for behold I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith the Lord; but thy life will I give unto thee for a prey in all places whither thou goest" (Jer. xlv. 5). A promise given for hard places, and a promise of safety and life in the midst of tremendous pressure, a life for a prey. It may well adjust itself to our own times, which are growing harder as we near the end of the age, and the tribulation times. What is the meaning of "a life for a …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Thoughts Upon Worldly Riches. Sect. I.
Just as it pleased the LORD to make you prosper and increase in number, so it will please him to ruin and destroy you. You will be uprooted from the land you are entering to possess.
Now I will tell you what I am going to do to my vineyard: I will take away its hedge, and it will be destroyed; I will break down its wall, and it will be trampled.
See, today I appoint you over nations and kingdoms to uproot and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant."
The LORD Almighty, who planted you, has decreed disaster for you, because the people of both Israel and Judah have done evil and aroused my anger by burning incense to Baal.
You have planted them, and they have taken root; they grow and bear fruit. You are always on their lips but far from their hearts.
If at any time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be uprooted, torn down and destroyed,
Just as I watched over them to uproot and tear down, and to overthrow, destroy and bring disaster, so I will watch over them to build and to plant," declares the LORD.
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